Category Archives: Health News

Laser Liposuction May Zap Fat Without Skin Sag: Study

Preliminary research suggests procedure could have advantages over traditional method of fat removal By Carina StorrsHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) — Laser-assisted liposuction might provide an option for people who want stubborn pockets of fat removed but fear they’ll be left with loose skin. Traditional liposuction, a fat-removing cosmetic surgery procedure, is generally…

FDA Warns Against Sale of Sports Supplements in U.S.

Dangerous stimulant DMAA is sold under variety of ingredient names, agency says MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) — Dietary supplements that contain a stimulant called dimethylamylamine (DMAA) pose numerous health risks and are no longer allowed to be sold in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned. DMAA — which is…

Mental Exercise May Help Keep Seniors Sharp

Even solving puzzles might stave off decline and memory loss, study hints MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) — Mental exercise can help prevent thinking and memory decline in seniors, but evidence for the benefits of supplements and exercise is weak, according to a new study. The findings were published in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association…

Household Chores May Ease Nighttime Menopausal Symptoms

Fewer awakenings seen among white, non-obese women who kept active with caregiving, chores SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (HealthDay News) — For menopausal women who can’t make it to the gym, higher levels of routine physical activity during the day may help relieve sleep problems caused by hot flashes or night sweats, a small new study suggests.…

A Survivor’s Story From the Job Loss Front

’Fight hard and fast to get past the anger,’ and don’t forget to keep healthy habits By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) — Michael Knowlese wasn’t completely surprised when he lost his job as a marketing manager in late November 2012. Several months earlier, his company had brought in a new boss…